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Blood Diamonds

Blood Diamonds

Liana Ivan, Reporter

November 6, 2018


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When people think of diamonds, it evokes feelings of joy and excitement. Diamonds are synonymous with engagements and anniversaries and glamor and love. When picking out jewelry, few people think about where the stones that catch their eye are coming from. Within the top five list of countries that e...

Serial Killers

Serial Killers

Emilee Garn, Reporter

November 6, 2018


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According to former chief of the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit, John Douglas, there are twenty-five to fifty serial killers on the loose in the United States at any given time. However, serial killers only kill about one-hundred fifty people every year. This makes up less than one percent of the fi...

The Real Cost

The Real Cost

Cameron Bessette, Reporter

November 6, 2018


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In 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched its first tobacco-focused public education campaign, The Real Cost, aimed at reducing tobacco use among junior high and high school students in the United States. The campaign was designed to encourage youth who had never smoked but are suscep...

AVID helps students graduate

AVID helps students graduate

Aliyah Rangel, Reporter

November 6, 2018


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AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination. The individual is a big part of AVID and is why students are taught skills on how to study individually with tools that help to get things done quickly and efficiently. Most think AVID is a class to help those who don’t understand their class...

Living in the “Mormon State”

Living in the “Mormon State”

Benjamin Hood, Reporter

November 5, 2018


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Utah ints (LDS) was founded in the 1830s in New York. However, since the initial finding of the church beliefs, the American Mormon population has greatly expanded over the country. A 2013 Gallup poll found that members of the church community are overwhelmingly common in Idaho and, especially, U...

Fires in Different Utah Locations

Fires in Different Utah Locations

Chris Barnes, Reporter

November 5, 2018


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  There have been several fires in the state of Utah that have had fire departments throughout the state scrambling their units in order to fight the multiple blazes. These fires have mainly been in areas such as Richfield, Cedar City, and Monroe. These fires have destroyed over 300 structur...

The Effects of the Fashion and Apparel Industries

The Effects of the Fashion and Apparel Industries

Cameron Bessette, Reporter

November 5, 2018


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The apparel and fashion industry have experienced continual growth throughout history. The entire world wears some form of clothing and therefore is subject, to some degree to this ever-changing industry. The effects and impacts of this industry range as far as it does geographically. The negativ...

The Acceptance Of The LGBTQ+ Community

The Acceptance Of The LGBTQ+ Community

Carly Tanner, Reporter

November 5, 2018


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The LGBTQ+ community has always been a part of our society. Ever since gay marriage was legalized, more people have felt comfortable coming out about themselves. People know, when they come out, they will be judged by their peers. However, they don’t know what else can happen along their journey. ...

Spotlight: Tech Dept

Spotlight: Tech Dept

Rayven Cann, Sports Editor

November 5, 2018


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Roses The Chainsmokers, Alright Supergrass, You can call me al Paul Simon, Vacation Dirty Heads, Exposure Tom Macdonald, No one else Weezer   The Tech Dept. or Stage Tech is a class for students interested in many different aspects of production through the theatre. When people talk about Stag...

Ditching Class

Ditching Class

Sequoia Salazar, Reporter

November 5, 2018


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According to the article, ¨Data Reveals How Many U.S. Students Chronically Miss School¨, published on PBS, an estimated 6.5 million students ditch class over the course of one school year. In Utah a total of 5,848 students dropped out this year, causing the dropout rate in Utah to increase by one perc...

Jamal Khashoggi Murdered in Consulate

Jamal Khashoggi Murdered in Consulate

Lindsay Cook, Reporter

November 5, 2018


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On October 2, Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared shortly after arriving in Turkey’s Saudi Arabian consulate. Khashoggi had previously worked as an adviser for the Saudi crown and had been a prominent journalist before moving to the United States. He was well-known for his frequ...

EBSCO blocked as resource for Utah students

EBSCO blocked as resource for Utah students

Lindsay Cook, Reporter

October 31, 2018


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EBSCO, Elton B. Stephens Co., is an international research database which the Utah state legislature has previously funded to provide access to Utah students for research purposes. However, EBSCO has been removed from the Utah Online Library and is unavailable to students in Utah unless they have their...

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